Mining Financial Model & Valuation

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Overview

Recommended Prep Courses

These preparatory courses are optional, but we recommend you to complete the stated prep course(s) or possess the equivalent knowledge prior to enrolling in this course:

  1. Building a 3 Statement Financial Model
  2. Business Valuation Modeling

Mining financial modeling course overview

Master the art of building a financial model to value a mining company, complete with assumptions, financials, valuation, sensitivity analysis, and output charts. In this mining financial modeling course, we will work through a case study of a real mining valuation for an asset by pulling information from the Feasibility Study, inputting it into Excel, building a forecast, and valuing the asset.


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Mining financial modeling & valuation course objectives

By the end of this mining valuation course you will be able to:

  • Understand key mining terms and definitions used in the industry and in valuation
  • Understand the mining life cycle from start to finish for assets, projects, and operating mines
  • Read and extract the important information from a mining technical report (feasibility study)
  • Input key assumptions into a financial model that will drive revenue, expenses, and cash flow in the forecast
  • Calculate production statistics based on a detailed mine plan from the technical report
  • Build financial statements based on the mine plan
  • Perform a discounted cash flow DCF valuation of the mining asset in Excel
  • Build sensitivity analysis to test for different input assumptions
  • Output relevant graphs and charts to illustrate the investment opportunity
  • Understand valuation methods such as Net Asset Value (NAV), P/NAV, P/CF, Total Acquisition Cost (TAC)


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Who should take this mining valuation course?

Master mining valuation and learn how to value a mining company in Excel. This course is designed for professionals seeking careers in investment banking, equity research, corporate development and financial planning an analysis (FP&A).

This course simulates the experience of working as a corporate development professional at a mining company evaluating an acquisition opportunity.  The objective is to take all the information from the technical study, put it into Excel, and determine the net asset value (NAV) of the mine.  The completed model will serve as a useful tool for testing different metal prices and other assumptions such as grade, recovery rate, unit operating costs, capital expenditures, and more.


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Prep Courses

This is an advanced mining valuation course and assumes a solid understanding of the following courses:

  • Excel Crash Course
  • Building a Financial Model in in Excel
  • Business Valuation


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What You'll Learn

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Become a certified Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)®

Mining Financial Model & Valuation is part of the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® certification, which includes 30 courses.

Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Certification
  • Skills Learned Financial Modeling and Valuation, Sensitivity Analysis, Strategy
  • Career Prep Investment Banking and Equity Research, FP&A, Corporate Development

Path To Certification

Prerequisite Courses

7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

01Optional

Core Courses

11 courses from beginner to intermediate level.

02Required

Elective Courses

Take 3 out of 11 courses at an advanced level.

03Required

Get Certified

Submit your FMVA® checklist and order your certificate.

04Required

Join Our Community

Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.

05Optional

How the Certification Works

FMVA® Financial Analyst Certification courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the financial analyst program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.

The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.

CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.

Students must complete all core and elective courses (14 in total) and demonstrate mastery of the topics through successful completion of course materials, quizzes, and assessments.
Within 48 hours of program completion, your Blockchain Verified FMVA Certification will be emailed to you.

What Our Students Say


Awesome course

Mahlogonolo Strayson Vermeulen

Excellent
I am not from the industry, I took this elective course to repeat the DCF modelling , but once more -the way it was presented it made me follow easily the topic and understand the concept . Another excellent course , thank you !

Gabriela Mackie

Mining Financial Model & Valuation
Excellent mining example with full modeling and explanations of the calculations. Awesome work!. Great definitions and dynamic model!

Delbert Adivnovak

Appreciation
This is a course that will bring me into my first job

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